Incentive Scholarships

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AALTO UNIVERSITY INCENTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL CANDIDATES 1.1.2014-31.12.2017 and 1.1.2018-31.12.2021


500 euro scholarship
is paid to doctoral student for the first refereed (i.e. peer-reviewed) article included in the doctoral dissertation published in an international publication forum or the first art production or product development project. The student must be one of the main authors in the publication or one of the main artists in the art production or product development project. In the School of Arts, Design and Architecture the article must have been published in an official journal defined by the Finnish Publication Forum (see http://www.tsv.fi/julkaisufoorumi/english.html and http://www.tsv.fi/julkaisufoorumi/haku.php?lang=en ).

The Doctoral Programme Committee has paid attention to the fact that in the School of Arts, Design and Architecture doctoral dissertations are mainly monographs, so the incentive scholarship is not only limited to article dissertations. The student must be one of the main authors in the publication.

500 euro scholarship
is paid to doctoral student, who has, within two years of the date of admission to pursue doctoral studies, completed the theoretical studies (60 credits). The doctoral studies must have been completed according to the official degree structure and accepted by the Supervising Professor.

2,000 euro scholarship
for completing the doctoral degree, provided that it has been no more than eight full terms from the date the study right was started to the date when the pre-examiners were appointed (the date of the Doctoral Programme Committee meeting). The doctoral studies must have been completed according to the official degree structure and accepted by the Supervising Professor.

If the doctoral dissertation contains a pre-examined art production or product development project, the requirements must be fulfilled within nine full terms.

OR

for completing the doctoral degree, provided the degree was earned by the end of the calendar year the doctoral candidate turns 30 years.

 

More information

The time spent on maternity and parental leave as well as national military or non-military service completed (documents required) may be excluded from the calculated duration of study. However, if the scholarship is age related no deduction is granted.

Scholarships are granted to those doctoral candidates who have met the scholarship criteria during 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2017 or during 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2021.

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture shall award scholarships based on the application made by the doctoral candidate. The application has to be submitted within six months from when the scholarship criteria were met.

The scholarship based on the first refereed article (peer-reviewed) OR the first art production or product development project can be paid only once during the doctoral studies (see guidelines above).

Application form: Forms

Questions and submitting the application: docstudies-arts [a] aalto.fi